Tag Archives: Russian Heatwave 2010

Russian heatwave killed 11,000 people

Moscow registered nearly 11,000 deaths due to an unprecedented heatwave this summer, a city official said, as the mortality rate more than doubled in the Russian capital. In August alone, 15,016 deaths were registered in the city of more than

Thousands of Muscovites dead from heat in July

MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Over five thousand Muscovites have died in July alone from this year’s unprecedented heatwave and August could add more fatalities, a Russian scientist said on Tuesday. Moscow, a metropolis of over 10 million people, has